The company is in the process of spinning off Smith & Wesson into a separate company under the same name. Until that is final, American Outdoor Brands says it will operate with co-CEOs, Mark Smith and Brian Murphy. Smith had already been tapped to lead Smith & Wesson Brands after the spin-off and Murphy was tapped to lead American Outdoor Brands, the remaining company that will sell outdoor and camping products. … [Read more...] about Smith & Wesson’s Parent Company Dumps CEO For Alleged ‘Misconduct’
The National Association of Realtors is expected to report Wednesday that sales accelerated to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.43 million last month. That would represent a rebound after sales slowed in November, dampened by rising prices and a shortage of homes on the market. … [Read more...] about This Week: Netflix earns, US home sales, Southwest earns
The fireworks began on Thursday afternoon at around 2 p.m., not long after the Mets and Beltrán agreed to a mutual parting. The Twitter account that is not Beltrán’s niece delivered this scorching-hot bit of gossip: two Astros stars, Alex Bregman and Jose Altuve, had partaken in a different cheating scheme altogether. Barely noticeable electronic devices containing a buzzer had been strapped to their right shoulder. Another Astros employee, the “hallway video guy,” as @S0_blessed1 described him, who was watching a live feed of the game, would suss out the catcher’s signals, then notify them as to what type of pitch would be thrown next. Given that this account had correctly tweeted about Beltrán’s being named manager of the Mets and his eventual dismissal, and because this was coming from a purported family member, the allegation carried a whiff of truth. … [Read more...] about Did This Notorious Internet Troll Dupe Baseball Players Into Believing a New Astros Conspiracy?
The transgressions: You can't knock the guy's ambition. He declared his intention to use the halftime show "to remake the planet into a haven of joy and understanding and goodness." His method? Waving a magic wand at the stands, where a card stunt turned each section of the stadium into an image of a different giant child. This development - and the 3,500 screaming children surrounding the stage - becomes much more disturbing with the knowledge that Jackson spent much of the next decade fighting allegations of child molestation. Mostly we're annoyed because he didn't even try to pretend that he wasn't lip-syncing the whole thing. … [Read more...] about Worst Super Bowl halftime shows ever
In this image made from video provided by Russian Emergency Situations Ministry press service, shows a view of a damaged hotel of nine rooms located in the basement of a residential building which was flooded with boiling water after a pipe ruptured in Perm, Russia, Monday, Jan. 20, 2020. Russian emergency services say heating pipe damage caused deaths and injuries. (Ministry of Emergency Situations press service via AP) less … [Read more...] about Heating pipe bursts in Russian hotel, boiling water kills 5